Untitled Document
AP Top International News At 10 p.m. EDT

Burundi urges citizens to donate money to pay for elections
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) -- Burundi's government is asking Burundians to donate money to pay for elections as some foreign donors warn of aid cuts if President Pierre Nkurunziza runs for a third term, a presidential spokesman said Wednesday....

US, Swiss target top soccer officials in corruption probe
ZURICH (AP) -- The U.S. government launched an attack on what it called deep-seated and brazen corruption in soccer's global governing body Wednesday, pulling FIFA executives out of a luxury Swiss hotel to face racketeering charges and raiding regional offices in Miami....

THE LATEST: Lawyer for Leoz says his client is in a hospital
ZURICH (AP) -- The Latest on FIFA developments:...

Analysis: Against IS, airstrikes may not suffice
BAGHDAD (AP) -- It's the modern era's military strategy of choice: overwhelming air power delivering precision-guided punishment backed by intelligence on the ground, with minimal exposure for soldiers of the striking side....

Islamic State suicide attacks in Iraq's Anbar kill 17 troops
BAGHDAD (AP) -- As Iraqi forces gathered for a major new offensive to try to take back the sprawling Sunni heartland of Anbar province, Islamic State militants struck first, unleashing a wave of suicide bombings that killed at least 17 soldiers....

Outfits on wheels: In Zimbabwe, cars are used clothing shops
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- The wares in Zimbabwe's capital are laid out for shoppers to browse through: the shoes lined up on the trunk, the shirts and dresses hanging from open doors of the spotlessly clean car....

Saudi-led airstrikes on police headquarters kill 45 in Yemen
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- Saudi-led airstrikes struck a headquarters for police commandos in Yemen's capital Wednesday, killing at least 45 people gathered there to prepare to fight against forces loyal to the country's exiled president, Shiite rebels said....

UK's Cameron outlines EU vote plan in Queen's Speech
LONDON (AP) -- Pomp met politics as Queen Elizabeth II donned a diamond-studded crown Wednesday to read out laws planned by Britain's new government, including more autonomy for Scotland and a referendum on whether to remain in the European Union....

The Latest on IS: Detainees killed at theater in Syria ruins
6:45 p.m. (1545 GMT)...

Letter to Obama discussed at Post reporter's trial in Iran
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- A letter a detained Washington Post journalist wrote to U.S. President Barack Obama and a trip he made to the U.S. Consulate in Dubai have become major topics of his espionage trial in Iran....

AP Photo
AP Photo/Gildas Ngingo
World Video
Up to the Minute
Africa
Burundi urges citizens to donate money to pay for elections

Asia
Poor construction, safety checks blamed for fatal China fire

Europe
Greece says deal close, Schaeuble quashes optimism

Latin America/Caribbean
Mexico drops charges against 4 men, finds they were tortured

Middle East
Islamic State suicide attacks in Iraq's Anbar kill 17 troops





COMMENTS: